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In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family. Dir: Andrey Zvyagintsev With: Aleksey Serebryakov, Elena Lyadova, Roman Madyanov Drama 140 mins.
A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane. Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky With: Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Jüri Järvet Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi 167 mins.
A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes. Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky With: Alisa Freyndlikh, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Anatoliy Solonitsyn Drama | Sci-Fi 163 mins.
A band of Russian soldiers fight to hold a strategic building in their devastated city against a ruthless German army, and in the process become deeply connected to two Russian women who have been living there. Dir: Fedor Bondarchuk With: Mariya Smolnikova, Yanina Studilina, Pyotr Fyodorov Action | Drama | War 131 mins.
Bitva za Sevastopol
The breakout of the war shatters the world of a young student, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, forcing her to enlist in the army in 1941... Dir: Sergey Mokritskiy With: Yuliya Peresild, Evgeniy Tsyganov, Joan Blackham Biography | Drama | Romance | War 110 mins.
A man who serves in the war between the forces of Light and Dark comes into possession of a device that can restore life to Moscow, which was nearly destroyed by an apocalyptic event. Dir: Timur Bekmambetov With: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Mariya Poroshina, Vladimir Menshov Action | Fantasy | Thriller 132 mins.
A fantasy-thriller set in present-day Moscow where the respective forces that control daytime and nighttime do battle. Dir: Timur Bekmambetov With: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Vladimir Menshov, Mariya Poroshina Action | Fantasy | Thriller 114 mins.
The Mouse on the Moon
A tiny country persuades the Americans and Soviets that they're starting a space program, when they really just want some money for new plumbing. Dir: Richard Lester With: Margaret Rutherford, Ron Moody, Bernard Cribbins Comedy | Romance | Sci-Fi 82 mins.
The Adventures of the Three Reporters
Three reporters and an office girl are trying to stop a bacteriological strike by some powerful western business leaders against the USSR. Dir: Boris Barnet, Fyodor Otsep With: Natalya Glan, Igor Ilyinsky, Vladimir Fogel Adventure | Comedy | Crime 250 mins.
Two Soviet partisans depart their starving band on a short march to a nearby farm to get supplies. The Germans have reached the farm first... Dir: Larisa Shepitko With: Boris Plotnikov, Vladimir Gostyukhin, Sergey Yakovlev Drama | War 111 mins.
An 18th century English cartographer, Jonathan Green, sets out on a journey to map the uncharted lands of Transylvania, only to discover the dark secrets and dangerous creatures hidden in a cursed, fantastical Ukrainian forest. Dir: Oleg Stepchenko With: Jason Flemyng, Andrey Smolyakov, Aleksey Chadov Adventure | Fantasy | Mystery | Thriller 127 mins.
A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation. Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky With: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev Biography | Drama | History 108 mins.
A dramatized account of a great Russian naval mutiny and a resulting street demonstration which brought on a police massacre. Dir: Sergei M. Eisenstein With: Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barsky, Grigori Aleksandrov History | War 75 mins.
The Snow Queen 2
Snow queen casts a curse on her mirror making people see the worst in themselves. Dir: Aleksey Tsitsilin With: Anna Shurochkina, Ivan Okhlobystin, Anna Khilkevich Animation | Adventure | Family 78 mins.
A 19th century French aristocrat, notorious for his scathing memoirs about life in Russia, travels through the Russian State Hermitage Museum and encounters historical figures from the last 200+ years. Dir: Aleksandr Sokurov With: Sergey Dreyden, Mariya Kuznetsova, Leonid Mozgovoy Drama | Fantasy | History | Mystery 99 mins.
Savva. Heart of the Warrior
A fairytale about a grand life journey of a 10-year old boy Savva devoted to help his Mom and fellow village people to break free from the vicious hyenas. Dir: Maksim Fadeev With: Olga Seryabkina, Konstantin Khabenskiy, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan Animation 95 mins.
When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them... Dir: Aleksandr Buravskiy With: Mira Sorvino, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Olga Sutulova Drama | War 110 mins.
In the Russian wilderness, two brothers face a range of new, conflicting emotions when their father - a man they know only through a single photograph - resurfaces. Dir: Andrey Zvyagintsev With: Vladimir Garin, Ivan Dobronravov, Konstantin Lavronenko Drama | Mystery | Thriller 105 mins.
The Snow Queen created the world of eternal winter where the polar wind cools human souls and clearness of lines obscure emotions. A girl named Gerda, her pet ferret Luta, and Orm the troll must save her brother Kai and the world. Dir: Vladlen Barbe, Maksim Sveshnikov With: Anna Shurochkina, Ivan Okhlobystin, Galina Tyunina Animation | Adventure | Family 80 mins.
Sixteen-year-old Lilja and her only friend, the young boy Volodja, live in Estonia, fantasizing about a better life. One day, Lilja falls in love with Andrej, who is going to Sweden, and invites Lilja to come along and start a new life. Dir: Lukas Moodysson With: Oksana Akinshina, Artyom Bogucharskiy, Pavel Ponomaryov Crime | Drama 109 mins.
The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer. Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky With: Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko Biography | Drama | History 205 mins.
Great Patriotic War, early 1940s. After barely surviving a battle with a mysterious, ghostly-white Tiger tank, Red Army Sergeant Ivan Naydenov becomes obsessed with its destruction. Dir: Karen Shakhnazarov With: Aleksey Vertkov, Vitaliy Kishchenko, Valeriy Grishko Action | Adventure | Fantasy | War 104 mins.
The story is about a young single mother who is compelled to make her way at risk of her life to Ckhinvali... Dir: Dzhanik Fayziev With: Svetlana Ivanova, Maksim Matveyev, Egor Beroev Action | Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 120 mins.
Max Andreev thought the best place to start a new life would be at the other end of the world. What he didn't know, is that you can't outrun your past. Dir: Roman Prygunov With: Danila Kozlovsky, Dominique Pinon, Milos Bikovic Drama
A school teacher from a small Russian town falls for a beautiful Moscow woman who is engaged to be married. Dir: Levan Gabriadze With: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Milla Jovovich, Ivan Urgant Comedy | Romance | Sport 90 mins.
When a sudden illness and an unexpected reunion threaten dutiful housewife Elena's potential inheritance, she must hatch a desperate plan ... Dir: Andrey Zvyagintsev With: Nadezhda Markina, Andrey Smirnov, Aleksey Rozin Drama 109 mins.
A story about things that are really important in life. Dir: Roman Prygunov With: Danila Kozlovsky, Mariya Andreeva, Artyom Mikhalkov Comedy | Drama 100 mins.
How I Ended This Summer
A polar station on a desolate island in the Arctic Ocean. Sergei, a seasoned meteorologist, and Pavel... Dir: Aleksey Popogrebskiy With: Grigoriy Dobrygin, Sergey Puskepalis, Igor Chernevich Action | Drama 130 mins.
By the Bluest of Seas
Yussuf and Aliosha are two shipwrecked sailors on an island in the Caspian Sea. They start working as... Dir: Boris Barnet, S. Mardanin With: Alexei Dolinin, Sergey Komarov, Nikolay Kryuchkov Drama 71 mins.
The Brest Fortress
A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. Dir: Aleksandr Kott With: Aleksey Kopashov, Andrey Merzlikin, Pavel Derevyanko Action | Drama | History | War 138 mins.
During World War II, 12-year old Ivan works as a spy on the eastern front. The small Ivan can cross the German lines unnoticed to collect information... Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky With: Nikolay Burlyaev, Valentin Zubkov, Evgeniy Zharikov Drama | War 95 mins.
Young Soviet Army recruits are stuck in the bloody war in Afghanistan, that was started by politicians. Dir: Fedor Bondarchuk With: Artur Smolyaninov, Aleksey Chadov, Konstantin Kryukov Action | Drama | History | War 139 mins.
The Russian army sends an explorer on an expedition to the snowy Siberian wilderness where he makes friends with a seasoned local hunter. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Maksim Munzuk, Yuriy Solomin, Mikhail Bychkov Adventure | Biography | Drama 144 mins.
Trudno byt bogom
A group of scientists is sent to the planet Arkanar to help the local civilization, which is in the Medieval phase of its own history... Dir: Aleksey German With: Gali Abaydulov, Yuriy Ashikhmin, Remigijus Bilinskas Drama | Sci-Fi 170 mins.
The Cranes Are Flying
Veronica plans a rendezvous with her lover, Boris, at the bank of river, only for him to be drafted into World War II shortly thereafter. Dir: Mikhail Kalatozov With: Tatyana Samoylova, Aleksey Batalov, Vasiliy Merkurev Drama | Romance | War 97 mins.
Bridges of Sarajevo
13 European directors explore the theme of Sarajevo and what this city represents in European history over the past hundred years... Dir: Leonardo di Costanzo, Jean-Luc Godard With: Bogdan Ninkovic, Fedja Stamenkovic, Andrej Ivancic Drama 114 mins.
Dir: Maxim Boev With: Dolph Lundgren, Alyona Chekhova, Vladimir Sychyov Comedy
Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures
The movie consists of 3 short movies, each about Shurik - a nerdy student.. 1. "Naparnik" ("Partner")... Dir: Leonid Gayday With: Aleksandr Demyanenko, Aleksei Smirnov, Vladimir Basov Comedy | Crime | Romance 95 mins.
Dir: Aleksey Uchitel With: Danila Kozlovsky, Grigoriy Dobrygin, Ingeborga Dapkunaite Biography | Drama | History
War and Peace
Eight-hour epic based on the book of the same name by Leo Tolstoy. Two main story-lines are complex and intertwined... Dir: Sergey Bondarchuk With: Lyudmila Saveleva, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Sergey Bondarchuk Drama | History | Romance | War 427 mins.
The Red Tent
Torn by personal guilt Italian General Umberto Nobile reminisces about his 1928 failed Arctic expedition aboard the airship Italia. Dir: Mikhail Kalatozov With: Sean Connery, Peter Finch, Claudia Cardinale Adventure | Drama | Fantasy 158 mins.
Dir: Timur Bekmambetov, Yuriy Bykov With: Leonid Arkhangelskiy, Dato Bakhtadze, Anton Bogdanov Comedy
Terror strikes the underground train system in Moscow in the form of a flood from a collapsed tunnel. Dir: Anton Megerdichev With: Sergey Puskepalis, Anatoliy Belyy, Svetlana Khodchenkova Action | Thriller 133 mins.
Burnt by the Sun
Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his dacha with his young... Dir: Nikita Mikhalkov With: Nikita Mikhalkov, Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Oleg Menshikov Drama | History | War 135 mins.
The Steamroller and the Violin
Seven year old Sasha practices violin every day to satisfy the ambition of his parents. Already withdrawn as a result of his routines... Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky With: Igor Fomchenko, Vladimir Zamanskiy, Marina Adzhubei Drama 46 mins.
Dir: Nikita Mikhalkov With: Martinsh Kalita, Viktoriya Solovyova, Anastasiya Imamova Drama 175 mins.
Set against the serene frozen tundras of the Arctic, a group of desperate sailor's wives wait patiently for their husbands return from sea... Dir: Yusup Razykov With: Khelga Filippova, Seseg Khapsasova, Elena Korobeynikova Drama 90 mins.
(Russian with English subtitles) A stunningly beautiful story of two young lovers drawn by chance into a passionate and destructive romance. Dir: Alan Badoev With: Aleksey Chadov, Olga Makeeva, Aleksey Vertinskiy Drama | Romance 92 mins.
Sex & Philosophy
On his fortieth birthday, a man engineers a revolt against himself. He telephones his lovers -- all four of them... Dir: Mohsen Makhmalbaf With: Daler Nazarov, Mariam Gaibova, Farzona Beknazarova 105 mins.
Details the life of the Russian monk Rasputin. The film shows his rise to power and how it corrupted him. His sexual perversions and madness ultimatly leads to his gruesome assasination. Dir: Elem Klimov With: Aleksey Petrenko, Anatoliy Romashin, Velta Line Biography | Drama | History 151 mins.